Congratulations to Hannah Curtis who was accepted into the 2019-2020 Simpson Youth Academy. Rev Eric Rucker, Simpson College Chaplain spoke at FUMC in September, 2018 inviting our students to apply. It is a spiritual growth and leadership training event that goes for a year. We are delighted for Hannah and proud of her accomplishments!
The annual Youth Quake in Des Moines had the theme “Diverge” in 2019. Youth and adults enjoyed the Christian music, speakers and fellowship over the weekend.
December study for parents on how to simplify your busy life. Meet in basement classroom #1 with Sam Harding. No class on Dec 30.
Advent Study in Fireside Room in December. WHILE WE WAIT examines the questions that biblical characters and we share that come to mind during Advent. Everyone welcome to this 5 week study.
Gary Smalley’s book Five Languages of Love are the inspiration for Sunday School discussions and a sermon series in January. Invite your friends and family!
Vacation Bible School families and youth group will enjoy supper 5:15-5:30 pm at church and a Pool Party 6-8 pm at Chautauqua Park on Fri, July 20. Sign up at 386-4411 for Vacation Bible School.
AMPED UP is the theme for Vacation Bible School on June 18-20 for PreK-4th grade. 1 -5:15pm. Sign up at 386-4411 VBS MEMORY VERSE “I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.” Psalm 27:13, NIV LIFE APP Confidence—Living like you believe what God says is…
19 teens and 8 adults spent overnight at the church and Webb House. Rowdy tug of war, races on scooters, whistles covered with whipped cream and building a chair with 8 pieces of wood and 8 nails were some of the fun activities. Watched a movie, discussed our faith, ate homemade pizzas and monkey bread…
December sermon series is based on Rev Katie Dawson’s book All Earth is Waiting. Small group discussion on Sunday.
Camp/Youth Sunday was a huge success. Thank you to everyone who donated funds, made pies for the auction and who supported the children/youth program. Because of you children and youth will be able to attend summer church camps and retreats over the next year.